Beatriz Pérez Zapata
Beatriz Pérez Zapata is a Research Fellow at the Department of English and German Philology of the University of Zaragoza, a position she secured in February 2014, after being granted a national fellowship (FPI) financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.
She graduated in English Philology at the University of Zaragoza in 2010. In December 2011 she obtained the Masters' Degree in "Textual and Cultural Studies in English", after defending the MA thesis entitled: "The Pain of (un)Belonging: Generational Conflict in Zadie Smith's White Teeth". She is currently enrolled in the doctoral programme offered by the University of Zaragoza and is writing her PhD thesis on Zadie Smith under the supervision of Dr. Dolores Herrero Granado. Her current interests are new literatures in English, postcolonial studies, and trauma and memory studies.